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Human Cloning Human Cloning The Ethical Issues Ever since the successful cloning of an adult sheep world has been buzzing about the historical event Dolly the sheep has redefined the meaning of the words identical twin Not only does she look like her mother she has the same genetic makeup as her This experiment was not only was thought of as impossible but unthinkable It was achieved in July 1996 by Dr Ian Wilmut of the Roslin Institute in Roslin Scotland Dolly was announced to the public when she was seven-months old on February 23 1997 Since the birth of Dolly the Wilmuts Institute has cloned seven more sheep from three different breeds This process that successfully worked with the sheep is now being tested with humans In response to the global research President Bill Clinton immediately ordered a ban on the federal funding of human cloning in US research This issue is not to be taken lightly On the surface human cloning looks like the perfect solution to end many of societys problems but in actuality it has tremendous side effects Human cloning is an unethical procedure that has detrimental negative psychological effects Cloning is the process that ends in one or more plants or animals being genetically identical to another plant or animal There are two procedures that can be called cloning embryo cloning and adult DNA cloning Embryo cloning is also known as artificial twinning This form of cloning has been used by animal breeders since the late 1980s and in mice experiments since the late 1970s Human Cloning 1 The procedure consists of splitting a single fertilized ovum into two or more clones and then transplanting them into other females This process has not been used to clone human embryos due to the Regan and Bush administrations that banned the public funding of human embryo and fetal research during most of the 1980s and early 1990s The ban was
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